August 2022 fresh links
AUGUST 31, 2022
Two Omahans* will play at Memorial Stadium for the first time — for North Dakota.
Doc’s Diagnosis: Rob Zatechka breaks down Anthony Grant’s long touchdown run against Northwestern.
AUGUST 30, 2022
The game in Dublin racked up solid viewership ratings for FOX.
Scott Frost urged fans to stay behind the team and said there’s no tension between him and offensive coordinator Mark Whipple. Go here for video and more from Tuesday’s game-week presser. | Updates & discussion | Depth chart | Game notes | Practice schedule
Adam Carriker outlines four keys to better run blocking for Nebraska.
Doc’s Diagnosis: Rob Zatechka breaks down a third-down play from Northwestern’s balanced attack that had the Blackshirts left guessing.
AUGUST 29, 2022
The Husker Football Show for the Northwestern game is now viewable here.
From Dave Feit, the good, the bad and the awfully familiar from the Huskers’ 2022 debut.
Doc’s Diagnosis: Rob Zatechka breaks down the Huskers’ difficulty with their goal-line offense in the second quarter against Northwestern.
David Max shares his Fanalytix review of the Northwestern game.
AUGUST 28, 2022
The fans are the highlight of the Nebraska football operation, and they need more reasons to cheer,* Sam McKewon writes. More commentary: Husker Doc Talk | Zemek | Husker Mike | Fornelli | Christopherson
ESPN’s Bill Connelly runs down 10 games since 2001 that help explain how the Huskers have become “case studies for how to lose your way.”
It was the onside kick heard ’round the world.
Thot Doc’s Brain Droppings on the Northwestern game.
AUGUST 27, 2022
It’s another sweep for Nebraska volleyball, but Pepperdine proves tougher than the Huskers’ first two opponents.
Northwestern 31, Nebraska 28. The Wildcats wear down the Huskers and pull off the upset in Dublin. Go to the game page for coverage and commentary. | Stryker: You see any change? | Postgame presser | Highlights | Big Red Over-Reaction
AUGUST 26, 2022
Nebraska opens the volleyball season with a pair of sweeps.
Northwestern has also turned to the transfer portal to bolster its special teams.
From Dave Feit, five questions about the ’22 season.
The Irish Times sets the table for Saturday’s game.
The Friday Husker Tailgate show previews the season and the opener in Ireland.
It’s déjà vu for Dave Feit: When contemplating how 2022 might unfold, the mind drifts to several particular seasons past.
ESPN’s Kirk Herbstreit picks the Huskers to win the Big Ten West.
AUGUST 25, 2022
Middle-Age Ball Coach previews the Northwestern game.
Casey Thompson’s comments earlier this week provide glimpses into what the Huskers are expecting from Northwestern.
AUGUST 24, 2022
Daunting logistics had to be navigated to send the team across the Atlantic.
Here’s a look at three Husker position groups with much to prove in 2022.
Casey Thompson has been named to the preseason watch list for the Johnny Unitas Award.
The team’s first practice in Dublin is under its belt, and Erik Chinander said there was no sluggishness from the transatlantic trip. Go here for much more from Wednesday’s session. | Updates & discussion. | Blackshirts issued
Long-term goals can take a back seat in 2022. It’s all about winning now, Dave Feit writes.
AUGUST 23, 2022
Tad Stryker says a lot of good could arise from choosing simplicity on offense against Northwestern.
The Cowboys have opted for former Husker Brett Maher after a competition at placekicker.
The volleyball captains for 2022 are Kenzie Knuckles, Madi Kubik and Lexi Rodriguez.
The Norman paper sees a potentially difficult test in Lincoln for Oklahoma in mid-September.
History Nebraska has posted the earliest known video of Nebraska football — all the way back to the Jumbo Stiehm years.
Memorial Stadium: The Sixth Decade, 1973-82. Is this coach who’s taking over for Bob Devaney going to pan out?
Husker Doc Talk is going live tonight to start the countdown to kickoff.
AUGUST 22, 2022
Husker Dan gives his take on the 2022 Husker season.
Adrian Martinez opens up about his time at Nebraska and his new start at Kansas State.
The Denver Broncos have claimed former Husker running back Devine Ozigbo off waivers.
Adam Carriker predicts a 28-21 win in the opener and an 8-4 regular season.
The nonconference games at Memorial Stadium are now all sold out, Trev Alberts says.
Athlon staffers see the Huskers eking out bowl eligibility this season.
Sam McKewon runs down what needs to happen* in order for the Huskers to have a winning season.
AUGUST 21, 2022
Game week has arrived, and Scott Frost says he’s taking “the most talented and deepest group we’ve had” to Ireland. Go here for coverage and video from Sunday’s press conference. | Updates & discussion | Pregame notes | Practice schedule
Brian Christopherson predicts each game and sees an 8-5 season for the Huskers.
This week in Husker history: A dose of secrecy in Biff Jones’ first year.
AUGUST 20, 2022
Tom Shatel sees an 8-4 season for the 2022 Huskers
One key to the season will be how Nebraska’s transfers* mesh with the longer-tenured Huskers on the field and off.
AUGUST 19, 2022
Husker Doc Talk: Is this one of those years the up-and-down Wildcats throw a wrench in Nebraska’s works?
Opening Night with Husker Hoops is set for Sept. 30 at Pinnacle Bank Arena.
Former Husker Cam Taylor-Britt, a second-round draft pick of the Cincinnati Bengals, is out for the rest of the preseason after having surgery for a core injury.
Hundreds of tickets remain available for the home opener, but Trev Alberts says he’s confident the sellout streak* will continue.
Dave Feit responds to an Irish writer’s Nebraska football diatribe.
AUGUST 18, 2022
Adam Carriker talks with Trev Alberts about expectations for Husker football and more.
Ohio is naming its football field in honor of former coach Frank Solich.
There’s still time to enter Californians for Nebraska’s drawing for Oklahoma game tickets and lodging.
Rule changes for 2022 address targeting, faking injuries, defensive holding and blocking below the waist inside the tackle box.
The OWH has score predictions for all 12 games and sees a 7-5 season for Nebraska.
AUGUST 17, 2022
Nebraska remains in the hunt* for Zalance Heard, one of the nation’s top prep offensive tackles.
The passion is real* for special-teams coordinator Bill Busch, Tom Shatel writes.
DeShon Singleton, Phalen Sanford, Omar Brown and Javin Wright discuss the progress of the defensive backfield in a video interview.
Depth at running back is a strong suit of Nebraska’s eighth opponent, Illinois.
AUGUST 16, 2022
Nothing’s official yet, but here’s what the depth chart on offense might look like for the game in Dublin.
Former Husker Damion Daniels, an undrafted free agent at defensive tackle, has been waived by the Houston Texans.
Walk-on Colton Feist’s* story is the kind that Nebraska fans embrace, Sten Sipple writes.
An Athlon writer takes a crack at naming an all-time Nebraska team.
Matchups have been set for the Battle in the Vault event involving Nebrasketball and five other teams on Dec. 10.
AUGUST 15, 2022
Running back Gabe Ervin and O-lineman Teddy Prochazka missed most of last season with injuries after earning starting jobs as true freshmen,* and now they’re striving to become key parts of the offense once again.
Husker Dan replies to questions from Husker fans.
The competitive spirit of the Noonan family runs deep.
Enough with the “they were close” narrative about the 2021 Huskers, Dave Feit says.
Some of you have been asking about it, and here it is: Brian Brown’s printable schedule for 2022.
AUGUST 14, 2022
Husker Doc Talk: Fall camp insights from The Athletic’s Mitch Sherman.
Scott Frost likes what he’s seeing so far in the methods of O-line coach Donovan Raiola.*
The Huskers’ two-deep chart on defense might look like this for the season opener.
This week in Husker history: Bob Devaney is on the mend after surgery in 1967.
AUGUST 13, 2022
Getting a team and its gear packed for an overseas trip is no easy task.
AUGUST 12, 2022
Poll question: What will the Huskers’ run-pass ratio be like in the opener against Northwestern?
Four members of the defense – Jimari Butler, Jaeden Gould, Ernest Hausmann and Randolph Kpai – sit down with Sean Callahan for the latest in his series of video interviews.
It took just three months for the defensive line* to go from rebuild to reload mode.
We all have different things that have shaped our perspectives as Husker fans. For Dave Feit, a big moment came in 1987.
Improved technique has put walk-on Colton Feist in the mix on the defensive line.
AUGUST 11, 2022
Mark Whipple is No. 7 in Football Scoop’s countdown of this season’s most important assistant coaching hires.
Purdue, the Huskers’ seventh opponent, returns a veteran quarterback but has other holes to fill.
Brandon Vogel examines what the defense* must do to replicate last season’s success in keeping points off the board.
AUGUST 10, 2022
Wednesday wasn’t the best day for the offense, which was low on “juice” during practice. Go here for all the coverage, including video from the portion that was open to the media. | Updates & discussion | Camp schedule
Ainsworth athlete Carter Nelson has joined Bellevue West receiver Dae’Vonn Hall in 247Sports’ top 247 rankings for the 2024 recruiting class.
AUGUST 9, 2022
The Huskers’ brand power has shown resilience despite five consecutive losing seasons in football.
Walking away from ESPN would be a risky move* for the Big Ten, Sam McKewon writes.
Chris Kolarevic, Noa Pola-Gates, Braxton Clark and Isaac Gifford discuss the competition in the defensive backfield in a video interview.
The OWH player countdown wraps up with edge rusher Ochaun Mathis at No. 1.
AUGUST 8, 2022
Watch the “B1G Show” segment from the BTN crew’s visit last week to Nebraska’s fall camp.
Husker Dan previews Michigan, Wisconsin and Iowa.
Position battles are continuing to play out on defense, and details about some of that competition emerged after Monday’s practice. Go here for all the coverage and video. | Updates & discussion | Camp schedule
Three Husker opponents — Michigan, Oklahoma and Wisconsin — land in the preseason coaches poll, and Iowa is just outside the top 25.
Edge rushers Garrett Nelson, Caleb Tannor, Blaise Gunnerson and Ochaun Mathis discuss their position group in a video interview.
Athlon ranks Nebraska’s games from easiest to hardest.
Oklahoma assistant Cale Gundy has resigned after reading aloud a “shameful” word off player’s iPad.
AUGUST 7, 2022
Former Husker Nate Gerry is reportedly signing with the Washington Commanders.
This week in Husker history: More than a century ago, Nebraska’s coach mends fences with boosters in Beatrice.
AUGUST 6, 2022
Footage from Saturday’s scrimmage is viewable here.
Quarterback Casey Thompson is blending two worlds* — his Native history and love for football.
Timmy Bleekrode’s mentality as a placekicker is to “go 1-for-1 every time.”
Cam Jurgens is continuing to impress in training camp with the Philadelphia Eagles.
AUGUST 5, 2022
USC has hired former Husker Ed Stewart as executive senior associate athletic director for football administration.
Husker Doc Talk: What we hear and what we think about fall camp.
AUGUST 4, 2022
AUGUST 3, 2022
Tight ends coach Sean Beckton says he doesn’t want to rush Thomas Fidone’s return.
Sam McKewon ranks the Huskers’ opponents by difficulty.*
Defensive linemen Nash Hutmacher, Colton Feist, Ty Robinson and Jailen Weaver discuss their group’s progress in a video interview.
AUGUST 2, 2022
The Red Carpet Experience, which provides complimentary tickets to underserved youth, gets a boost via an endowment gift.
Check out this drone footage of the north stadium construction zone.
The “all-bus team” and more: Big Ten coaches talk anonymously about their conference foes.
Memorial Stadium’s fifth decade: The Huskers’ climb to college football’s mountaintop required a reboot along the way.
AUGUST 1, 2022
Former Husker receiver Ricky Simmons shares his story of wasted potential, redemption and positivity with current players.
This year’s Huskers Helping the Homeless will be the Oklahoma game weekend. Volunteer here.
Husker Dan previews third quarter opponents Purdue, Illinois and Minnesota.
Cole Stukenholtz wraps up his position previews with the offensive line.